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Alumna Excels in Public Service

Since graduating in 1998, social work alumna Danielle Pack McCarthy has worked to facilitate change in the world. In honor of her efforts, she has received the R. Ann Myers Distinguished Social Work Alumni Award.

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Social Work Student Receives NCORE Scholarship

August 31, 2015

Rashema Jefferson (’15) has been chosen as a Student Scholar for the Annual National Conference for Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE).

PHOTO: JMU Team at HackfestStudents Design Caregiver Tech at Hackfest

May 13, 2015

The Lindsay Institute for Innovations in Caregiving’s recently hosted a ‘Caring for the Caregiver’ Hackfest in Richmond attended by a JMU team.

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Meet Rachel Lipscomb, BSW 2014!

April 17, 2015

Rachel was recently honored as the Virginia chapter of the National Association of Social Worker’s 2015 Student of the Year. 

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2015 Social Work Celebration

March 2015

The profession of social work is recognized in the month of March each year.This year’s theme, “All People Matter”, acknowledges the core of social work’s efforts – the people, and communities we serve.


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Our Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree prepares students for beginning professional practice, and is the entry-level credential as recognized by the National Association of Social Workers. More >